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The EBRD was created to support countries transitioning to democracy, but the bank gives far more to Russia than Ukraine. Scott Morris explains.
Casey Dunning and Charles Kenny make the case for reforming the MCC’s approach to measuring corruption.
CGD’s new Beyond the Fence study group sheds light on how US policies shape illicit cross-border markets (drugs, guns, labor) with impacts in Mexico and beyond.
Senior associate Scott Morris offers practical suggestions for reviving the G-20’s stagnant infrastructure agenda.
Casey Dunning calls President Obama’s budget “edgy” for pushing specific development initiatives amid flat funding. See what’s in, what’s out.
Randomized controlled trials have their champions and detractors. Lant Pritchett and Jessica Goldberg give two separate takes on the topic.
European countries’ commitment to technology creation and transfer has declined over time and lags behind the commitment and effort of other developed countries.
Forest policy expert Frances Seymour explains how WRI's new open-source platform can strengthen efforts to save the world’s remaining tropical forests.
William Savedoff and Rita Perakis answer donors’ six key questions about implementing Cash on Delivery Aid.
Senior fellows Ben Leo and Vijaya Ramachandran detail four trade-policy proposals to strengthen AGOA and boost US-Africa trade.